Mateo Arbelaez is the Director of Mastercard’s Global Financial Intelligence Unit, which is tasked with detecting and preventing the Mastercard Network from being used to facilitate Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing. Mr. Arbelaez was instrumental in designing and implementing a financial crimes data analytics protocol and methodology that serves as the basis for the proprietary alert management and investigation solution leveraged at Mastercard.

Mr. Arbelaez is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and is an active member of the ACAMS Connecticut chapter. Prior to Mastercard, Mr. Arbelaez was a Physical and Information Security Consultant at a top hedge fund, where he also held roles as Security Operations Supervisor, and Security roles in Data Loss Prevention and Access Management.